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Changing Our Stories!

  This is so important!   From WhiteBison.org Elder’s Meditation of the Day – September 18 “I walk in and out of many worlds.” — Joy Harjo, CREEK/CHEROKEE   In my mind are many dwellings. Each of the dwellings we create ourselves – the house of anger, the house of despair, the house of self […]

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How to Treat Back Pain – Look to the Brain – Not the Spine

Looking to one of my favorite topics – Pphysical manifestations of emotional turmoil…psychoneuroimmunology and all the other fascinating mind/body connections: This incredible book, Crooked, explores the topic in a personal narrative, and a very readable format. Here’s an excerpt!   https://aeon.co/essays/to-treat-back-pain-look-to-the-brain-not-the-spine?utm_source=Aeon+Newsletter&utm_campaign=ebbf96b3e4-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_09_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_411a82e59d-ebbf96b3e4-69120157

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The Sorrow and Shame of the Accidental Killer – New Yorker – Link

This is a phenomenal journalistic piece which explores the particular PTSD experienced by people who accidentally take another’s life. Highly recommended reading, sharing, pondering, bringing compassion… https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/09/18/the-sorrow-and-the-shame-of-the-accidental-killer?mbid=nl_170911_Daily_Monday&CNDID=26249229&spMailingID=11897312&spUserID=MTg2NDc2MDI4MzAwS0&spJobID=1240943615&spReportId=MTI0MDk0MzYxNQS2

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What is the Story behind your Emotions? (Change Your Story!)

What is the Story behind your Emotions? By Brené Brown on Sunday July 3rd, 2016   http://upliftconnect.com/change-your-story/

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The Science of Affection: How a Rebel Researcher Pioneered the Study of Love in the 1950s and Illuminated How Parents Shape Children’s Emotional Patterns

“If monkeys have taught us anything,” Harlow asserted in reflecting on his experiments, “it’s that you’ve got to learn how to love before you learn how to live.” Do give a read to: https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/07/07/love-at-goon-park-harry-harlow-deborah-blum/?utm_source=pocket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=pockethits The Science of Affection: How a Rebel Researcher Pioneered the Study of Love in the 1950s and Illuminated How Parents Shape […]

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Can Trauma Be Passed From Parent to Child?

http://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/can-trauma-be-passed-from-parent-to-child/70261?utm_source=pdb&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=07072016&variable=143bb66c7bf10d7b419f543f25019c35

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Changing Your Personal Myths

“Changing your personal myths requires interacting with familiar stories in new ways so that you can use those energies more wisely and efficiently.” ─Alberto Villoldo, Ph.D.   “Change Your Story – Change Your Life!”

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“The Secret Formula for Resilience”

Dear Readers Resilience is one of my favorite topics. It is about how we decide to perceive and experience adversity. As this author states “Perception is key to resilience: Do you conceptualize an event as traumatic, or as a chance to learn and grow?”  This is so true, and so relevant to personal growth and […]

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Soul Retrieval

Unresolved trauma from our family of origin can cause many of our repeating patterns and puzzling issues in our daily lives. Psychology calls this dissociation. We remedy this with Soul Retrieval ~ removing the “hot button” that activates these old memories, some of which may not even be active ones, hiding from us to protect […]

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How Living In The Past Fractures Your Relationships + 5 Ways To Heal

  By Aletheia Luna   When you reflect on your past, what do you think of and how do you feel? If you are like most people you are invigorated with distant memories of love and joy – perhaps you reflect on past romances, distant lands, old friends or small successes. But there is a flip […]

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To become a butterfly, you must be willing to give up being a caterpillar.